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    Default Which Service Manual??? Clymers, Haynes....

    I need opinions on this issue... I am not sure which one to pick up and I know they are all vary in degree of information....
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    Default Re: Which Service Manual??? Clymers, Haynes....

    I own both and to tell you the truth there is not really in diffrence in them , unless you get the higher hard back copys then i think the haynes are little better .

    But just my two cents
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    Default Re: Which Service Manual??? Clymers, Haynes....

    Quote Originally Posted by VintageRider View Post
    I need opinions on this issue... I am not sure which one to pick up and I know they are all vary in degree of information....
    You could try to see if a place called helm incorperated has a factory service manual i heard they sell honda manuals phone number# 1-800-782-4356.
    just dropped by to say hi to all my cvr friends.....

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    Default Re: Which Service Manual??? Clymers, Haynes....

    http://www.carlsalter.com/motorcycle-manuals.asp

    now a days i can find almost all info by searching net
    link above is only one guys list..
    many others exist.

    my main route when lost is
    using online parts fiche to see details.
    they tell you berring sizes /bolt sizes pitch.ect in the description.
    any of the manuals you posted above are good...

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    Default Re: Which Service Manual??? Clymers, Haynes....

    Nothing beats a good factory service manual IMO.

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    Default Re: Which Service Manual??? Clymers, Haynes....

    Quote Originally Posted by Scarman View Post
    Nothing beats a good factory service manual IMO.
    agreed ....

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    Default Re: Which Service Manual??? Clymers, Haynes....

    just dropped by to say hi to all my cvr friends.....

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    Default Re: Which Service Manual??? Clymers, Haynes....

    Thanks you guys, I am just trying to get it right the first time... slow-to-speak Parts coming from tx. should be here soon.... Then I will be back on the frigin road.... After 9 long months, I miss the sport....
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